Matt Scudder is a depressed and hard-drinking Los Angeles cop troubled by a shooting that occurred in the line of duty. After Matt meets Sunny, a call girl involved with powerful drug lord Angel Moldonado, he decides that he wants to help her escape the shady underworld. However, Sunny is soon found dead, and Matt tries to win the trust of Angel and his girlfriend, Sarah, in order to take him down.


Hal Ashby